Legendary actor, Alan Bates, was born Alan Arthur Bates on Feb 17, 1934 in Allestree, Derbyshire. Bates died at the age of 69 on Dec 27, 2003 in London, UK and was laid to rest in All Saints Churchyard Cemetery in Bradbourne, England.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Bates was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1968||Best Actor||The Fixer (1968)||Yakov Bok||Nominated|
Rupert Birkin: No. One excludes the other.
Rupert Birkin: I abhor humanity, I wish it was swept away. It could go, and there would be no loss if every human being perished tomorrow.
Ursula Brangwen: So, you want everybody in the world destroyed?
Rupert Birkin: Yes, absolutely. Don't you yourself think it's a wonderful, clear idea? A world empty of people... just uninterrupted grass and a rabbit sitting there?
Ursula Brangwen: You don't seem to see much love in humanity. What about individual love?
Rupert Birkin: I don't believe in love any more than I believe in hate or grief. Love is an emotion. You feel or don't feel, according to your circumstances.
Ursula Brangwen: If you don't believe in love, what do you believe in? Just in the end of the world and rabbits?
Rupert Birkin: The point about L-O-V-E is that we hate the word, because we've vulgarised it. lt should be taboo, forbidden from utterance for many years... till we've found a new and better idea.
Kathy Bostock: Who is it?
The Man: [Dejected that he's been discovered] Jesus Christ!
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